Teacher Tip – working on pronunciation

English pronunciation can be very confusing. What we write and how we pronounce often seem completely different. This makes our adult students hesitant to speak. Your goal as a teacher is to help your students speak so that they can understood–it’s ok if they have an accent. Here are a couple of ideas to help […]

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Practicing Opinion Starters

We use many different opinion starters in US English! Work with your students to recognize some of these more common forms. Have them try a new one! 1. I think This is the most common and general way of giving an opinion. You can use it both informally and formally I think this homework is […]

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100 Terrific Tips to Exceed Employer Expectations

Some of the traits that make a good employee are culturally-specific. This makes it important for teachers to help our students understand positive employee traits in the US. Bring these ideas into your classroom. Talk about them. Are the traits similar to positive traits in your student’s native country? What are positive employee traits there? […]

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